IMAGIKA Complete Work On New Album

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have finished mixing their fourth full-length album, "Devils on Both Sides", tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "Juan Urteaga (VILE, SKINLAB) handled the job at his Trident Studios compound and between his shootin' coal and us drinkin' beer the thing turned out pretty fuckin' good," the ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: 'No Contest Does Not Mean Guilty'

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I was going to go into this long diatribe about the further injustices of celebrity reporting but its redundant. Regarding my plea, 'no contest' does not mean guilty! The chances of me winning a trial are 50/50, depends on ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Embark On South American Tour

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a South American tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 23 - 3.0 (La Escena) - Monterrey, MEX Sep. 24 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, MEX Sep. 25 - Plaza de Toros Quito - Quito, ECU Sep. 26 - Coliseo El Salitre ...

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THE HAUNTED Name New Album

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have set "rEVOLVEr" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due in Europe on October 18 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "One Kill Wonder" was recorded at Gothenburg's famed Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY) with co-producers Patrik J. Sten and Fredrik Nordström and mixed ...

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Is It Really SLIPKNOT Behind The Masks?

When you're watching a SLIPKNOT show, you can be reasonably sure that the guys onstage in the costumes are actually the members of the Iowa-based band. But if you ran into someone on the street who said he was a member of SLIPKNOT, could you be certain he was telling the truth? Apparently some people ...

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